2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge

Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge Team Temecula Wins August's Summer Lifeguard Challenge

In a challenge so technical, it required multiple judges, lifeguards at the City...

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Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July Announcing 2016 AI Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for July

Fleet-footed guards at the Mesquite Groves Aquatics Center in Chandler, Ariz. snag...

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Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June Announcing the AI 2016 Summer Lifeguard Challenge Winner for June

Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center executes timed drill with milliseconds to spare

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Waterparks + Resorts

World Waterpark Association Gives David Sangree Executive Board Award World Waterpark Association Gives David Sangree Executive Board Award

The organization honors the president of Hotel & Leisure Advisors for his...

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Waterparks and Resorts Go Big for the Holidays Waterparks and Resorts Go Big for the Holidays

Properties celebrate the season with life-size gingerbread houses and festive lazy...

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Yule Love This Waterpark: Check Out Ho Ho H20, the Nation's Only Christmas-Themed Waterpark Yule Love This Waterpark: Check Out Ho Ho H20, the Nation's Only Christmas-Themed Waterpark

Santa's Village in New England includes a whimsical waterpark where yeti and polar...

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Schlitterbahn Kansas City to Close Verrückt Schlitterbahn Kansas City to Close Verrückt

The world's largest waterslide will be demolished pending the investigation into...

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Our annual ode to the latest selection of interesting devices and equipment offers a look at something new from just about every corner of the industry. See the complete list of 2017 new products here.

Today's Stories

NSF 2016 Supplement: Managing Innovation

New pool products and technologies enter the market each year. Discover how NSF...

Assessing Filter Efficiency

With the demand for everything ‘green,’ NSF seeks to establish criteria for more...

Crossover Appeal: How Standards from Other Industries Impact Pool and Spa Codes

There are other NSF standards that cross over into the pool and spa market....

Making the Grade: NSF's Newly Certified Companies and Products

Congratulations to NSF International’s recently certified companies and products

Pool Chemical Feeding Systems

What you don’t know can hurt you

Getting to Know MAHC

How NSF requirements are included in the Model Aquatic Health Code

On its Way: Chemical Standard

NSF’s first such document will appear in the next edition of Standard 50

NSPF and APSP Halt Historic Merger: Insights from the Chairmen

After nine months of exploration, the groups chose to call off the unification....

Registration Open for 2017 AOAP Conference and Awards Breakfast

Join Aquatics International at its 3rd annual breakfast to honor 2016 award...

Confluence of Water Measures Alarms California Industries

As the state government seeks to standardize water-use plans throughout the state,...

Can the Baywatch Movie Combat the Industry's Lifeguard Shortage?

Depending on how lifeguards are portrayed, Baywatch could be a boon to recruiters

Campaign Prompts Parents to Avoid Digital Distractions at the Pool

Watch Around Water program smartly uses a pool's Wi-Fi password to send a message

The Transgender Debate and the Aquatics Industry

Aquatics International examines the transgender movement's impact on the aquatics...

4 Reasons to Perform Aquatic Exercise

Here are four stories from 2016 that highlight the health benefits of water.

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Editor's Desk

United by Water: How Personal Water Stories Connect Us
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United by Water: How Personal Water Stories Connect Us

Crafting and sharing our water stories helps forge bonds within our community. More

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Lifesavers

Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill
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When it comes to rescuing unconscious, non-spinal victims, adaptability is key More

Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill
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Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill

Variations on the 60-Second Drill keep lifeguards on their toes More

In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing
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In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing

How to develop the ‘Vigilance Voice’ and ‘Big Eye’ to keep a more effective watch... More

What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen
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Lifesavers columnist takes the confusion out of adopting emergency oxygen... More

Good Lifeguard,  Good Victim
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Do’s and don’ts of being a lifeguard and victim during in-service training More

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